Agricultural Services News

Annual Weed Inspections to Begin in Greenview

Weed inspections will be taking place throughout the summer months of 2020 in Greenview.  Please be advised that the weed inspectors based in Greenview’s Valleyview, Grovedale and Grande Cache offices will be out and about documenting various invasive plants on municipal and private lands.  You may see a white Greenview vehicle near your property and an inspector in a high visibility vest performing weed inspections, so please be considerate of their safety.

Please keep in mind that the Weed Control Act grants an inspector right of entry onto private land during reasonable hours (Alberta Weed Control Act W-5.1, Part 3, section

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2020 Agricultural Services Rental Equipment Catalog Has Been Uploaded

The 2020 Rental Equipment Catalog has been uploaded to the website and the rental program is currently operational.  Reminder that access to our Ag. Services Building is currently by appointment only. Please call ahead with any rental inquiries.

Please see the Rental Equipment page for access to the Rental Equipment Policy, Schedule of Fees, and the 2020 Rental Equipment Catalog.  

2020 Rental Equipment Page

If you have any questions or would like to book an appointment please contact the Ag. Services Department: 780-524-7621

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Urban Weed Awareness

For resources on invasive plant species found in the Grande Cache area, please visit the Urban Weed Awareness information sheets.

The Urban Weed Awareness sheets has information on:

Scentless Chamomile Canada Thistle Orange Hawkweed Meadow Hawkweed Common Tansy Garlic Mustard Tall Buttercup Oxeye Daisy Perennial Sow Thistle Himalayan Balsam Yellow Toadflax Creeping Bellflower Burdock (Woolly, Lesser, Greater) Common Mullien

More Resources:

Grow Me Instead (for residential land owners and gardeners): https://abinvasives.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Grow-Me-Instead.pdf Identification Guide for Alberta Invasive Plants: http://0ec.48d.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Pub-Weed_ID_Guide_2017.pdf Water Invaders (for recreational people): http://0ec.48d.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Pub-Water-Invaders.pdf Invasive Species Acts and Regulations: https://abinvasives.ca/invasive-species/publications/

For more information:   Phone:  780-524-7621   Email:  agteam.md@mdgreenview.ab.ca

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Greenview Agriculture Services has Completed the 2019 Clubroot Inspections

We have notified all landowners of any fields that were tested positive for Clubroot. We have also informed landowners within a 1-mile radius of areas identified as positive.

We have discovered 17 new clubroot fields, the majority of which are located west of DeBolt. This discovery brings Greenview to a total of 23 properties deemed positive for Clubroot, spread across the MD.

Due to FOIP (Freedom of Information Privacy Protection Act) and PIPA (Personal Information Protection Act), we cannot release the personal information of the landowners involved.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 780-524-7621.

 

2019 Clubroot Map for MD of

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